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Director of Talent & Culture


Dubai, UAE

Ref: RP714-6328

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time


Director of Talent & Culture is overall responsible for Human Resources Management of the hotel (recruitment & selection, training & development, compensation & benefits and employee engagement) to support the hotel's business objectives.


- Formulates and recommends policies, procedures and standards pertaining to Recruitment & Selection, Compensation and Benefits, Employee Welfare, Safety and Health, Employee Communication, Industrial Relations, Training and Development, Performance Management and Career Development in accordance with Raffles' and Accor's established guidelines as well as national and industry, laws and customs, and ensuring that they are complied with by all departments
- Develops and proposes plans relating to present or future manpower requirements of the Hotel to ensure that the Hotel is correctly staffed according to the projected level of business
- Liaises with employment agencies, educational institutions, government bodies etc for staff and possible sources of recruitment
- Assesses and evaluates prospective employees
- Formulates and recommends a sound wage and salary system, which facilitates the attracting and retaining of staff in line with Accor Recognition Kit and UAE Labor law
- Identifies, prioritizes and meets the short and long term training and development needs of the Hotel
- Reviews the recommendations of staff promotions and career development by respective ExCo/Department Head for the General Manager's approval
- Represents the Hotel in collective bargaining and contacts with labour organizations and employee representations
- Oversees the Hotel's staff facilities including staff locker rooms, rest rooms, and staff restaurant
- Directs the Hotel's employee events and social and recreational activities
- Directs the Hotel's employee recognition programmes



- Minimum 4 years experience in managing Human Resources function in a luxury hotel / hospitality industry
- Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or related major
- Knowledge of local labour law and practices
- Fluency in English, written and spoken
- Arabic Speaker preferred

About the Company

A caring employer providing respect, training and career development for our employees. An attractive employer offering more than 100 professions across the 5 continents.

We are much more than a world leader. We are 250,000 hoteliers with the same shared passion for welcoming. We take care of millions of guests in our 4,300 addresses and on our digital platforms. As an operator and franchisor (HotelServices), owner and investor (HotelInvest), we invest all our energy into making "Feel Welcome" resonate as the finest hotel promise.

From luxury to economy and in every corner of the globe, AccorHotels'​ more than 20 brands meet all the needs of business and leisure travelers seeking comfort, attention and high-quality services.

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